Growth and Survival of Genetically-Modified Pseudomonas Putida in Soils of Different Texture

  • S. J. Macnaughton
  • D. A. Rose
  • A. G. O’Donnell
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 63)

Abstract

Given current concerns about the risks associated with the use of genetically-modified organisms (GEMMO) in open ecosystems it is important to be able to determine reliably the survival of such organisms and how this survival is influenced by primary environmental factors.

Keywords

Clay Agar Pseudomonas Kanamycin Catechol 

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References

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© Plenum Press, New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Macnaughton
    • 1
  • D. A. Rose
    • 1
  • A. G. O’Donnell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural and Environmental ScienceUniversity of Newcastle upon TyneNewcastle upon TyneUK

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